Loom weight

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, SLX

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 6.5 x 4.3 x 2.0 cm (2 9/16 x 1 11/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2094

Medium or Technique

Clay

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

A pear-shaped loom weight showing string impressions.

Provenance

From Semna, SLX. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition